Gratuitous violence is violence for the sake of being violent. Usually assocciated with low budget movies and cult videogames. Given without need, often unrealistic.
Grand Theft Auto had a Gratuitous violence bonus.
af Kung-Fu Jesus 17. april 2004
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Fighting over how much to tip the waiter/waitress. Also fighting between servers over the tip itself.
"Lunch went well, except for the decision on how much to tip, which erupted into gratuitous violence."
af onasphere 15. august 2009